Man arrested after New Year's Day crash which left three injured

Officers were called to the scene on the A9 near Tomich, by Invergordon in Easter Ross, at around 5.15pm.

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A man has been arrested following a three-vehicle crash on New Year’s Day in the Highlands.

Emergency services were called to the scene on the A9 near Tomich, by Invergordon in Easter Ross, at around 5.15pm on Sunday.

A white Volkswagen Scirocco, a white Vauxhall Astra and a white Ford Transit van were involved in a crash on the Inverness to Scrabster Road.

​The driver of the van, a 24-year-old man, and two women from the Astra, both aged 26 years old, were taken by ambulance to Raigmore Hospital.

The 24-year-old man’s condition is described by medical staff as being serious but stable.

One woman remains in hospital in a stable condition, and the second lady was discharged.

The driver and passenger of the VW Scirocco, both men aged 29 and 25 years old, were not injured.

The 29-year-old man has been arrested and charged with alleged road traffic offences, and is due to appear at Inverness Sheriff Court on Monday.

A report has been submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.

Sergeant Alasdair MacKay, Roads Policing Unit, Police Scotland, said: “We are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of the crash to contact police. Information can be passed to officers via 101.

“Please quote reference number 3333 of Sunday, January 1.”